September Vignette - Fall Fantasy

We are getting our game on this September by recruiting the best lineup of our vibrant autumn colors for this month's vignette.

From bottom to top

Barkhouse, Sanded Poplar, White Birch
IceStone, Amber Pearl
Durat, 110, 450, 480
PaperStone, Cabernet

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Life After Granite

Join us for our Modern Surfaces Webinar - eligible for one AIA or IDCEC Continuing Education credit hour (LU).  This course explores the past, present and future of surfacing and answers the question:  "Is There Life After Granite"
October 8, 3pm EST - Register here


 

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Back to School

Our best and brightest deserve the best and brightest – which is why Durat was an obvious choice for so many school projects this year.   One of the schools that opted for this vibrant solid surface and its extensive color palette was Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington DC.  The design firm, cox graae+spack, chose three Durat colors for the project and created a beautiful, inspiring environment for our next generation of inspired minds.

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This House is Just Cool

The most popular draw at GreenBuild last year, the Unity Home, is now even cooler with the addition of IceStone as the countertop for the 2015 GreenBuild show.  This modern surface of concrete and recycled glass and its progressive leadership will be on hand at the Modern Surfaces booth (Booth space: 4128) to answer any questions about “Life After Granite.”

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This Product is on Fire

Charred wood is the latest addition to the CaraGreen suite of beautiful, natural  materials.  We have partnered with reSawn Timber to bring the ancient technique known as “Shou Sugi Ban”  or “burning cedar” to the design community.  This centuries-old Japanese technique creates an amazing aesthetic and a natural feature that introduces resistance to the elements.    The wooden planks are charred and finished making them perfect for vertical applications.  Suitable for interior and exterior environments, and available in a variety of colors, finishes, species and levels of charring, this product is a must have for designers.  Get it while it’s hot!

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August Vignette - Endless Summer

From bottom to top:

Durat - 110, 470, 480, and 150
TorZo - Tikeri, Ruby
Kirei - Java Coco Tiles, Babakan Urban and Yogya White
Kirei - Sumatra Coco Tiles, Pulao
TorZo - Orient, Natural
Torzo - Tikeri, Bronze

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Talking Tech

Here we come Atlanta!   CaraGreen is participating in the Sustainability Event at Atlanta Tech Village in Buckhead onAug 27 from 5:30 to 8 pm.  This is an intimate event with NEWH and IIDA and while small, will pull in an estimated 150 to 200 from the top design and architecture firms in Atlanta and includes a tour of Atlanta's newest high tech office space.  We’ve got Georgia on our minds.{Details: cari@caragreen.com}

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Dolling Up Durham

PaperStone CoverPly and Kirei Echopanel were great additions at American Underground in Durham.  Unlike the solid PaperStone, CoverPly uses recycled paper for the surface only.  The durable exterior of CoverPly with its layered birch interior enabled a cost-effective, attractive surface.  EchoPanel was a great choice to add acoustic control to the open ceiling.  With their extensive selection of systems, high recycled content and a myriad of colors and shapes, EchoPanel is an easy acoustic solution that designers can use to create and complement new or existing spaces.   {Information: info@caragreen.com}

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Wake Up!!

Check out this Kirei EchoPanel install at Wake Med-Cary.  Splashes of red and gray were custom cut from EchoPanel to create a vibrant space behind reception in a subtle, creative manner.  High design and acoustics control were both achieved through the use of this versatile panel.  And it is 60% recycled content. 

Design by Craig Dean Architecture

{Samples or info:  echopanel@caragreen.com}

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CaraGreen’s Newsest Addition!

We introduced Cari Waters last month, and now, we have expanded our team even further with the addition of beautiful Sydney Loftis, the newest (and youngest) member of the CaraGreen team.  Sydney made her debut on Saturday, June 27th, and first time mom Kim could not be happier.  Kim has returned to the CaraGreen sales team and is eager to master the balance of work and life with a family.  Congratulations to Kim, Matt and little Sydney {Congratulations: kim@caragreen.com}

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